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The final gavel has dropped, and it's been a long and often difficult process because of such an unusual year created by COVID 19. We have enjoyed representing and serving the...

May 3, 2021

Sen. Perry Dozier, R-Waitsburg and Reps. Skyler Rude and Mark Klicker, both R-Walla Walla, are inviting 16th Legislative District community members to their virtual town hall to hear a 2021 legislative...

April 29, 2021

Together with my seatmates, Sen. Perry Dozier and Rep. Mark Klicker, we will be hosting a live virtual town hall on Monday, May 3 from 6-7 p.m. The Legislature concluded the...

April 29, 2021

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, released the following statement on the first-ever income tax on capital gains passing the Washington State Legislature. “In a historic vote, the Legislature has passed its...

April 21, 2021

Both the House and Senate have approved their versions of the state's two-year capital, transportation, and operating budgets. Now, budget writers will go line-by-line to make any final adjustments to these...

April 21, 2021

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, released the following statement on the maneuver to transfer funds from the budget stabilization account through the approval of the House Democrats' 2021-23 operating budget proposal....

April 3, 2021

A measure sponsored by Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, to allow for straw pulp to be used as post-consumer recycled content for single use carry out bags has unanimously passed both...

April 3, 2021

Voters approved the Death with Dignity Act in 2008 with support from 30 of 39 counties, including my home county of Walla Walla. When voters approved this law by initiative, we...

March 31, 2021

In this video update, Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, provides an update on his House Bill 1141 and how it changes the current Death with Dignity Act.

March 30, 2021

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla-Walla, discusses the transportation budget, his opposition to proposed taxes, and his opinion on economic recovery Wash. House Republicans · 03-26-21 – RADIO: Capitol Report with Rep. Rude:...

March 26, 2021